Quotes: random selection

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  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    The hardest task of a girl's life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.
  • Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold
    British critic and poet 1822-1888
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    But each day brings its petty dust our soon-choked souls to fill, and we forget because we must, and not because we will.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
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    Nothing in life is sure, my son. Except the promise of death.
    Source: The King Beyond the Gate (1985) 4
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
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    As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
  • Anthony Sampson
    Anthony Sampson
    British writer and journalist 1926-2004
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    In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
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    Most of the wrestling happens in the South, so I had to ask myself how I was going to be received as a Jewish boy named Goldberg. Then again, I have never, nor would I ever, hide my Jewish identity.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
    Original: Dolendi modus, timendi non item.
    Source: Latin
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